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U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Permit for Carbon Sequestration Injection Well in Decatur, Illinois

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17/04/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on a proposed permit that would allow Archer Daniels Midland to inject carbon dioxide deep underground at a facility in Decatur, Illinois. This process – known as “carbon sequestration” – is a means of storing carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. The public comment period ...

Stronger First Quarter for Global Investment in Clean Energy

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16/04/2014

Investment in clean energy worldwide rallied nearly 10% in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period a year earlier, reaching $47.7bn. The first-quarter figure owed much to a 42% jump in investment in small-scale solar, as households and businesses in countries such as Japan and the US took advantage of the big falls that have taken place in the cost of photovoltaic systems over ...

DOE Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation

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17/04/2014

In support of the Administration’s all of the above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation on Wednesday for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. When finalized, the solicitation is expected to make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available to ...

ECHA Planning Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

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17/04/2014

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will hold a topical scientific workshop on October 23-24, 2014,  on regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials. The workshop will bring together experts in the field of risk assessment of nanomaterials to discuss and update scientific principles and guidelines for assessing human health and environmental risks of chemicals substances in ...

MEPs throw ship NOx monitoring overboard

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17/04/2014

MEPs voted Wednesday April 16,2014 to reject a proposal to monitor nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions from shipping, which is set to overtake all land-based sources by 2020. Transport & Environment says EU governments must not waste this unique opportunity to monitor two of the most harmful air pollutants, NOx and sulphur (SOx), as part of the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of ...

REGENESIS Sponsors Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

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16/04/2014

REGENESIS is pleased to be a long-term participant, supporter and sponsor of Battelle’s trio of technical environmental conference series which promotes collaboration among public- and private-sector environmental professionals. More specifically, for at least 15 consecutive years, REGENESIS has been a committed co-sponsor of two groundwater and soil remediation specific symposia which ...

MEPs Clamp Down on Wasteful Use of Plastic Carrier Bags

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17/04/2014

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the most common and most polluting plastic bags by at at least 80% by 2019, under draft rules backed by Parliament on Wednesday. MEPs recommend using taxes and levies, marketing restrictions or bans. Plastic carrier bag litter is a major environmental problem, known to pollute water bodies and aquatic eco-systems in particular. "MEPs have today voted ...

Environment friendly hard water scale preventers from Fluid Dynamics chosen for scale prevention for worldwide projects

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17/04/2014

Fluid Dynamics the leading providers of systems for prevention of scaling caused by hard water have won contracts from all over the world for their MagCAT, Scaletron and Colloid-A-Tron non chemical catalytic water conditioning systems. With more that 250,000 installations since 1973 the latest contracts listed below demonstrate the expansion of use of the Fluid Dynamics Catalytic technology for ...

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